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Painted Rock Estate Winery

Painted Rock Estate Winery 400 Smythe Drive Penticton BC, Canada, V2A 8W6 The Wines 2011 Chardonnay $26.70 This Chardonnay is a great food wine. The oak does not overwhelm on this wine because of its nice restrained use. I wish … Continue reading

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Bill C311 Wine shipping in Canada or Cowboys and Indians

On Tuesday May 29th bill C 311 was posed to pass it’s third reading in Canada’s Parliament. Introduced as a private members bill by Dan Albas, this bill  supposedly had support from all the parties and was sure to pass. … Continue reading

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A Terrible Crime is Going to be Committed in Canada

There is going to be a terrible a crime committed in Canada May 13th. This criminal act  about to be committed was brought to my attention by  Jonathan Wilson. Jonathan has given me permission to repost his report on the  … Continue reading

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Canadian Taxation Woes

There’s a move afoot to tax wines made from 100% Canadian grapes, and the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) isn’t impressed – neither are we. The European Union (EU), the world’s largest producer and exporter of wine, accounts for 50% of … Continue reading

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Canadian Wines, VQA, and Other Dark Secrets

There is a dark little secret hiding on Canadian wine labels. It lurks, often in camouflage, waiting for the unwary. In most cases, no one ever notices. Another con perpetuated. But let’s start at the beginning. In Canada, some wines … Continue reading

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